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Lemon-Pepper Chicken Recipe

Lemon-Pepper Chicken Recipe

“This entree is a favorite for days when I volunteer for area activities and don’t have much time for dinner.” Phyl Broich-Wessling - Garner, IA
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onion
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon sherry or chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning

Directions

  • 1. Flatten chicken to 1/2-in. thickness. In a large skillet, cook chicken in 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. Remove and keep warm.
  • 2. In the same skillet, combine the green onion, lemon juice, sherry, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, lemon-pepper and remaining butter. Cook and stir over medium heat for 3-4 minutes or until heated through. Serve with chicken. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with about 2 tablespoons sauce equals 238 calories, 14 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 93 mg cholesterol, 249 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 23 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.